Fwd: Re: need help with an rsync patch

Paul Slootman paul+rsync at wurtel.net
Tue Aug 13 05:17:33 MDT 2013

On Tue 13 Aug 2013, Matthias Schniedermeyer wrote:

> That aside that's not what i meant.

That's the problem with one-word answers, people have to guess what you

> Hardlinking a file doesn't change it's owner/group/permission 
> (All Hardlinks have the same user/group/permissions).

I never said that.

I said that if a hardlink can be made (and I meant on a modern linux
kernel, with default settings) then the user already has permissions to
do anything with the file. I forgot already about the old semantics :)


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